Travel Blogs from Portonovo
... up on a statue or carving of something related to the Camino. It is a nice 'greeting' for the day. I hope you are able to make out the details and the captions. I'll try to describe them as much as possible. I think we tend to underestimate the importance of a vase of fresh flowers or a small piece of art in our lives. A simple meal shared with those we love should never be taken for granted. We have been so lucky with the weather, but think of us tomorrow...rain is in the ...
... The one we have loved is Vino Verde- it is called a green wine and has an effervescent quality to it. it is delicious on a hot day after a long walk. It's difficult to lose weight on the Camino despite the long miles of walking due to all the ice cream, bread and pastries one eats during the day... we must keep up our strength!! A German girl we walked with on the last Camino (Linda) gave me the nickname in German for someone who loves sweets.... ...
Dayy 23 San Roque to Tui, Spain 12.4 miles
We're in Spain. Today we completed our walk through Portugal and crossed the river into Spain. It was such a feeling of accomplishment to walk into another country. The crossing is absolutely breathtaking looking across the river Minho at the castle and cathedral in Tui. It was also great to hear Buenos Dias and Gracias. We stopped in Valenca, the last town ...
... of rioja!).
Eric looked a bit like the dead parrot in Monty Python and we feared he wouldn't survive the night. Feathers littered the deck and the food and water were left untouched......however he flew off the next morning, leaving even more poo on Dawson's decks!
We will be leaving Bayona tomorrow morning but I'll let you know about our trip to Santiago de Compostela in the next blog ( if the skipper gives me the time off.)
Left Pontevedra 7.40am. Crossed the bridge down a shopping street and then the buildings started to thin out. The path is mostly rural apart from a small section at San Caetano where you are on the main road with no shoulder or pavement, so you really have to be careful of the traffic. The route generally follows the the railway track. It's strange to think that the trains passing me will be in Santiago in about 40 minutes whereas I still ...
Other places to stay in Portonovo
Paxarinas s/n, Portonovo | Hotelfrom $80
Playa de Canelas, Portonovo | 3 star hotelfrom $68
Cabicastro 16, Portonovo | 2 star hotelfrom $51
Playa de Canelinas, Portonovo | Hotelfrom $55
Calle Rafael Pico 42A, Portonovo | Hotelfrom $46